Non-bird biodiversity: There are endemic fauna of Halmahera island Phalanger halmaherae. The other fauna is Tropidonotus punctiventris, Papilio heringi (Monk et.al.1981), Cervus timorensis moluccensis (Hitipeuw & Tuhumury 1999. obs.pri.)
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Logging, illegal gold mining by local people (mainly in Sofifi area), parrot catching for trade and forest clearence for plantation.
120000 ha of this area is proposed as a Nature Reserve (Smiet et.al.1981). 74000 ha of this area is proposed as part of Aketajawe-Lalobata National Park by PKA/BirdLife International-Indonesia Programme (1998).
Habitat and land use
The habitat type is evergreen rainforest (Monk et.al.1997).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Aketajawe. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 17/09/2019.